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Electronic Sound – The Electronic Music Magazine Issue 2.0

May 17, 2016

MorphysoundThis wonderful print version of Electronic Sound is now available here and includes an interview with me and many luminaries of the electronic music world about the early days of this type of music in the UK and the new Cherry Red Records 4-CD compilation ‘Close to the Noise Floor’. It’s beautifully produced and has a huge number of features about gear and people involved in all areas of electronics in music.

The General Dynamics E.P. (1997)

January 2, 2015

Hot stuff

June 14, 2014

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I was invited to release a S.E.T.I. album on a nice looking label a few months ago, so have spent many evenings creating tracks and am pleased to say the album was finished a few weeks ago and has already had the stamp of approval from ‘the label’. They release very limited runs of glass mastered CD’s – I will of course announce further details in due course. When it will be released is another matter, but I am very happy with the direction this album has taken and fans of S.E.T.I. will notice a big difference between this and ‘Final Trajectory’. Some of the sounds were played at my recent gig in Berlin and more will be previewed in Poland at the Gorlice Ambient Festival in July.

This doesn’t mean my relationship with Loki has ended and of course I hope they will be happy to release my material in future, but as I was invited and like the look of ‘the label’, I thought it might be fun.

For the Gorlice festival, I have been extending my video backing, as my set will be at least an hour long 🙂

In other news, there are plans afoot for a bunch of Nagamatzu CD releases on a Polish label, which may be familiar to some of you from a few of my recent releases 🙂 Stephen Jarvis has been hard at work sourcing graphics and we are at the stage of cataloguing tracks for the albums, which will include some never before heard demo tracks and possibly live noises too.

Finally, I have been working with Andrea Bellucci (‘Red Sector A’, not the voluptuous actress!) on some very hypnotic techno-type material and we hope to find a label for it towards the end of the year.

Don’t forget Nagamatzu vinyl and other releases of mine can be found at my Discogs Seller page

http://www.discogs.com/sell/list?seller=lagowski

Berlin 2014 Flickr set

May 30, 2014

Nice pics from our Berlin gigs at Urban Spree.

Cosmochemistry CD released

December 20, 2013

Here you can find details of the CD version of our joint Geomatic/Lagowski album ‘Cosmochemistry’.

Tracklisting :
01. Plasma Spirals
02. Tellurium
03. Interdimensional
04. Sibylline Prophecy
05. Neutron Superfluid
06. Opposing Force
07. Hands of the Creator
08. Obfuscator
09. He Who Saw the Deep
10. Interdimensional [Ex_Tension Remix]
11. Interdimensional [Dj Element Remix]

Fly my children – the monster must be destroy-Ed!

November 2, 2013

I’ve never had a manager for my musical output and am not the kind of person who can schmooze his way to success. I don’t believe in kissing the backside of those who I think might help to increase my exposure in the electronic music/sound world. I find it hard to look at my musical output from the outside in – to me it seems sporadic and patchy with a few tunes here and there that I still enjoy. I’m always analysing my own tracks and wishing I could have done this or that better but ultimately, once a track is done and ‘out’, it’s like saying goodbye to an offspring and time to make another one.

So this week, in an attempt to increase my circle of listeners, and to introduce people to my music (which I’ve been making for 30+ years) I’ve paid FB to bring traffic to this page. Only a very small amount but without a manager, there is not much I can do to push it out there and spread the virus.

In the long distant past, I would have sent cassettes out to fanzines and later, cd’s to magazines and websites. I even met people and gave them cd’s in person! I soon realised that giving people your music free, in the hope that they’d review it or talk to others about it, was a very naive thing to do.

I don’t really know what I’m trying to say apart from, this is the way I’ve always done it and I don’t think it’s ever going to change. So paying FB to promote me is perhaps the equivalent of sending out that cassette 30 years ago and I don’t really expect it to go anywhere or reach anyone but you can’t hang on to your children forever and maybe this will push them further afield into areas that they’ve never been.

Sonic Smash Press release – Geomatic / Lagowski releases new LP ‘Cosmochemistry’

June 16, 2013

Geomatic / Lagowski releases new LP 'Cosmochemistry'.

Geomatic/Lagowski ‘Cosmochemistry’ joint album

June 13, 2013

Geomatic/Lagowski – Cosmochemistry

Download available NOW via all major digital outlets (iTunes, Google Play, Amazon etc).

After over a year of collaboration, digital file exchange and solid determination, the magical union of Geomatic and Lagowski announce the release of their first audio collection, entitled ‘Cosmochemistry’. It is a result of their joint fascination with deep space, secret science and unknown forces that sees this perfect melding of deep beats, ultra low bass sequences and cinema grade atmospherics come to fruition.

There are many layers, seen and unseen, heard and yet to be heard, that exist in the multidimensional universe around us. Cosmochemical engineering fuses with ancient indecipherable codes via rhythm, texture and masked auditory stimuli. There are myriad dimensions we have yet to cross into. The ciphers to traversing these thresholds lie within the cinematic sound of Geomatic/Lagowski.

You will know Geomatic from their recent monumental works ‘Blue Beam’ on the French M-tronic label and ‘64 Light Years Away’ on the Tympanik Audio imprint. Previous to that, they released ‘Control Agents’ on Triumvirate.

Lagowski has released over 25 albums and ten 12” singles since 1987, under his own name and as S.E.T.I., Legion and as one half of Nagamatzu.

‘Cosmochemistry’ is available NOW as a digital download from all of the major download sites such as iTunes, Google Play Store, Amazon…..

Mastered by Dominique at Wolf Studios in Brixton, South London.

A CD version with two extra tracks will be released later in 2013 by the M-tronic label.

http://geomatic-music.com/

http://www.lagowski.com

Vinyl re-issue of Nagamatzu’s final LP ‘Igniting the Corpse’

April 30, 2013

This week we release our self-produced RED vinyl re-issue of ‘Igniting the Corpse’ which was originally on cassette only! The first 150 copies include a free screen print by VII Sins and there are three different prints. You can buy direct from the Motorcade Records site and also from Lagowski @ Discogs and if you buy the vinyl you get a free download code for the album included!
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While you were sleeping…

April 6, 2013

It seems that I’ve been busier than I realised lately. The first of the projects was two remixes for Maciek Szymczuk for his ‘Cloud Watching’ release. More info to be found here. I have also done two remixes for Attrition which are available for a limited time as detailed here.

As part of a relatively small campaign to publicise the Legion ‘False Dawn’ 20th Anniversary edition, there is an interview published in the Polish ‘Hard Art’ magazine which will soon be available from Zoharum at this link.

While we’re on the Legion tip, my re-release of Legion’s ‘Leviathan’ is now available for a very reasonable fee from my Bandcamp page here. The download-only release includes three previously unreleased/new tracks, photographs and a MIDI file from the original session for you to play with.

The re-issue of Nagamatzu’s ‘Igniting the Corpse’ album on vinyl as a very limited run, will soon see the light of day. It will have very special hand screen-printed works by Stephen Jarvis (VII Sins) for the first bunch of lucky customers. More details here and on the soon-to-be-open Motorcade website when they are available.

I have also begun work on the next S.E.T.I. projects too. One will be vinyl only entitled ‘Final Trajectory’, one will be a CD for LOKI and the other will be a 24+ hour live stream. I have also been asked to do something for Touch Radio, which I will endeavour to accomplish in the next couple of months. Large dish arrays of the UK – watch out for the S.E.T.I. mobile studio to arrive on your doorstep momentarily!

Finally, my collaborative project with a secret partner will also soon see the light/dark of day. We’ve been ‘hard at it’, as they say, over the last year – sending samples, files and mixes over the internet and producing something truly deep and cinematic. You’re going to love it 😉


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